Despite College World Series loss, Bears not ashamed of season

The Bears breezed through the regular season, took down multiple ranked opponents, and became the first Cal team to host both the Regionals and Super-Regionals in postseason play. Despite one of the best regular seasons in Cal softball history, two losses to ranked opponents in the Women’s College World Series proved the Bears were not immortal.
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No. 1 Cal falls to Wilcats in second of three games

The Wildcats pulled out the wildcard on Saturday. After a sixth inning that saw No. 13 Arizona knock in five runs, the No. 1 Cal softball team fell, 8-3, in its second loss of the season at Levine-Fricke Field. Arizona’s sophomore pitcher Shelby Babcock held the Bears to just three
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No. 1 Cal hosts speedy ‘Cats

Arizona thinks of itself as a roadblock. Cal hopes the opponent will be nothing but a speedbump. The Cal softball team will face No. 13 Arizona in a three-game home series that kicks off Friday at 3 p.m. at Levine-Fricke Field. The Wildcats are third in the Pac-12 and have
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Cal sweeps with third straight mercy win

After the second game of the Bears’ three-game series against Utah was snowed out, the Bear’s took advantage of the snowcapped scenery. “We had a snowball fight,” said senior Jace Williams. “Some of the girls had never felt snow before!” The next day, however, meant twice the business as Saturday
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Bears bulldoze Utes in first of three tilts

On Thursday, the Cal softball team held the Utes mute. The Bears dominated the series opener against Utah with a 10-0 win in five innings at the Ute Softball Field in Salt Lake City, Utah. Senior outfielder Frani Echavarria notched two doubles and a home run to fuel the Bears
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Bears steal three-game series against Cardinal

In a trio of top-10 trials to open conference play, the Cal softball team narrowly avoided a sophomore slump. The Bears completed a three-game series against No. 9 Stanford on Friday and Sunday after Saturday’s game was rained out. Though they blanked the Cardinal, 9-0, fairly easily in the first
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Henderson blanks Wildcats in Super Regional opener

Echavarria's solo shot provides lone run for Bears

Already a proven road team, the Cal softball team may have found a home away from home in the Bluegrass state. The No. 5 Bears (43-10) took a 1-0 decision over Kentucky at the UK Softball Complex in Lexington, Ky., in the first game of the best of three  series.
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